Monthly Archives: February 2018


Small Business Optimism Rose in January

Small Business Optimism Rose in January to 106.9 Small Business Optimism rose 2.0 points in January to 106.9, just shy of its all-time high hit in November. Firms report improved pricing power and increased wage pressure while capital spending plans also increased. Wells Fargo Cutting Tool Demand Rose 8.3% in 2017 Cutting tool demand rose [...]

2018-02-19T18:29:01+00:00A View|

Dow Industrials on Quite a Ride

The Dow Industrials Have Been on Quite a Ride This Week What a ride...the Dow Industrials lost 1175 points on Monday...and were up 575 points on Tuesday.  Wednesday morning at 10:30...Dow up 200 points. Talk about volatility... The Dow Industrials have been on quite a ride this week, Thursday's trading dropped the Dow another 1,000+ points [...]

2018-02-09T22:05:22+00:00A View|

US Steel Service Centers Double-Digit Growth in January

US Steel Service Centers Reported Double-Digit Growth in January US steel service centers reported double-digit month-on-month growth in shipments in January, along with slightly higher inventory levels, according to the latest Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) data released 2/16/18. AMM Deere & Co. Lifts 2018 Sales Outlook Deere & Co. has lifted its sales outlook [...]

2018-02-27T19:14:20+00:00A View|